Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish scaílid (to scatter, disperse).

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Verb edit

scaoil (present analytic scaoileann, future analytic scaoilfidh, verbal noun scaoileadh, past participle scaoilte)

  1. discharge (expel or let go; operate (any weapon that fires a projectile))
  2. unfurl, spread
  3. release, let go, loose
  4. undo, unfasten, untie
  5. loosen (make less tight), slacken
  6. fire, shoot (a weapon)
  7. shoot (a person)
  8. (music) resolve (cause a chord to go from dissonance to consonance)
  9. give away (unintentionally reveal a secret or expose someone)

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